[Spellyans] "understand" in Cornish

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Fri Mar 6 18:28:44 GMT 2009


Michael, 

It may have slipped your mind that I am currently writing an SWF dictionary,
not a KS dictionary. So I must not write <camùnderstondya>. 

Just making sure… ;-)

Dan


From: Michael Everson
Sent: Friday, March 06, 2009 3:57 PM

 

On 6 Mar 2009, at 14:33, Daniel Prohaska wrote:

 

> “It is <ùnderstondya> in KS and so should be <understondya> with  

> ambiguous vowel. If you write <cammùnderstondya> you imply  

> <cabmùnderstondya>; is this your intent?”

> 

> There is no implication in the SWF that <mm> necessitates the Late  

> Cornish variant <bm>. <Mm>, <nn>, <ll> and <rr> retain the double  

> spelling when the syllable in question carries secondary stress.

 

You should write <camùnderstondya> nevertheless.

 

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

 

 

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